Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images Home Latest News World News Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link US President Donald Trump, along with the First Lady Melania, have tested positive for coronavirus. This came hours after he confirmed one of his aides, who he had recently traveled with also received a positive test result. This news has implications for Trump’s health, the administration’s response to the pandemic as a whole, and specifically, the upcoming elections on November 3rd. Trump has been encouraging states to reopen and also claimed that the US is “turning the corner” on the virus. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19,” Trump tweeted. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020 #Karma quickly started trending in the US as a response with many calling the infection karma for Trump Administration’s bad handling of the outbreak. I love how he was making fun of Biden at the debate for wearing a mask whenever he could. COVID-19 has a 14 day incubation process.Donald Trump probably had COVID-19 as he was making fun of people who try to protect people from what he got.#KARMA— Debi (@MissDebianne) October 2, 2020 Former White House doctor Ronny Jackson told Fox News that Trump was “asymptomatic” and predicted the president would “weather this storm.” Just this week in Lebanon, over 10 people at the presidential palace confirmed positive, along with FPM party leader Gebran Bassil – who was later admitted into the Hotel Dieu hospital for “shortness of breath.” We have a dedicated coronavirus section where you can find the latest news/updates about the pandemic in Lebanon, inform yourself with WHO-verified resources, and track the number of cases in Lebanon in real-time. Click here. Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media - contribute today! Become a Patron!